Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > North of England
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3,040 1,688 1,206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 16.64% 11.54% 13.59%
As % of the General category 27.25% 22.98% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,814 1,320 949
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,000 £32,897
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,813 £62,125 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £68,665 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.64% - +8.33%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 11,157 7,344 4,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 61.06% 50.21% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,534 5,188 3,257
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £29,150
25th Percentile £38,250 £35,000 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,205 £46,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.14% -3.16% +9.20%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in the North of England.

Salary trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the North of England over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North of England region over the 6 months to 16 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
North West +5 1,665 £55,000 +4.76% 247
Yorkshire +7 1,202 £52,500 +10.53% 144
North East +5 183 £55,000 +22.22% 43
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 1,218 (40.07%) Agile
2 852 (28.03%) Social Skills
3 618 (20.33%) SQL
4 606 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
5 558 (18.36%) Analytical Skills
5 558 (18.36%) Azure
6 528 (17.37%) Project Management
7 526 (17.30%) Microsoft
8 462 (15.20%) AWS
9 456 (15.00%) DevOps
10 451 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 433 (14.24%) Degree
12 389 (12.80%) Scrum
13 386 (12.70%) Software Engineering
14 377 (12.40%) Retail
15 330 (10.86%) Analytics
16 315 (10.36%) JavaScript
17 306 (10.07%) Java
18 302 (9.93%) Banking
19 301 (9.90%) Project Delivery
20 300 (9.87%) Python
21 295 (9.70%) C#
22 287 (9.44%) .NET
23 280 (9.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
24 263 (8.65%) Docker
25 258 (8.49%) Kubernetes
26 247 (8.13%) CI/CD
26 247 (8.13%) Marketing
27 243 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
28 242 (7.96%) Mentoring

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 203 (6.68%) SAS
2 104 (3.42%) Confluence
3 96 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 42 (1.38%) CMS
5 27 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 24 (0.79%) JBoss
7 22 (0.72%) MS Project Server
8 20 (0.66%) Headless CMS
9 17 (0.56%) IIS
10 14 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.26%) Apache
12 8 (0.26%) CICS
12 8 (0.26%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.26%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.23%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.20%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.099%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 135 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 127 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
3 74 (2.43%) Microsoft Project
4 56 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.56%) Sketch
7 15 (0.49%) InVision
8 14 (0.46%) Zeplin
9 11 (0.36%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.099%) CATIA
11 2 (0.066%) Maple
12 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.033%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 25 (0.82%) SAP FI
2 23 (0.76%) SAP CO
2 23 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 17 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
6 15 (0.49%) SAP MDG
6 15 (0.49%) SAP Retail
7 12 (0.39%) NetSuite
8 9 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (0.26%) JDE OneWorld
10 7 (0.23%) SAP BPC
10 7 (0.23%) SessionCam
10 7 (0.23%) WebTrends
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
12 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (0.16%) ResourceLink
13 4 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
13 4 (0.13%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 558 (18.36%) Azure
2 462 (15.20%) AWS
3 183 (6.02%) Power Platform
4 153 (5.03%) SaaS
5 151 (4.97%) Microsoft 365
6 132 (4.34%) GCP
7 120 (3.95%) Serverless
8 77 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 77 (2.53%) Azure DevOps
9 64 (2.11%) GitHub
10 58 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
11 52 (1.71%) Snowflake
12 47 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
12 47 (1.55%) PaaS
13 37 (1.22%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 37 (1.22%) Figma
14 36 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
15 34 (1.12%) OpenShift
16 32 (1.05%) IaaS
17 30 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 68 (2.24%) Firewall
2 38 (1.25%) WAN
3 37 (1.22%) Internet
4 29 (0.95%) DNS
4 29 (0.95%) LAN
5 25 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
6 21 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (0.56%) Unified Communications
8 16 (0.53%) Skype
9 15 (0.49%) SAN
10 14 (0.46%) TCP/IP
11 12 (0.39%) SD-WAN
12 11 (0.36%) Wireless
13 8 (0.26%) VPN
14 7 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (0.23%) Network Security
14 7 (0.23%) SMS
14 7 (0.23%) SNMP
14 7 (0.23%) SSL
14 7 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 159 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
3 142 (4.67%) Power BI
4 94 (3.09%) Tableau
5 86 (2.83%) MySQL
6 81 (2.66%) Data Lake
7 76 (2.50%) NoSQL
8 65 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 64 (2.11%) Big Data
10 61 (2.01%) Relational Database
11 53 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
12 49 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
13 42 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 41 (1.35%) DynamoDB
15 37 (1.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 36 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
17 34 (1.12%) MongoDB
18 28 (0.92%) Hadoop
19 24 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 21 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 175 (5.76%) Git (software)
1 175 (5.76%) JIRA
2 112 (3.68%) Jenkins
3 39 (1.28%) Selenium
4 34 (1.12%) GitLab
4 34 (1.12%) Subversion
5 32 (1.05%) Maven
6 30 (0.99%) Postman
7 29 (0.95%) Visual Studio
8 28 (0.92%) Cucumber
9 24 (0.79%) SpecFlow
10 23 (0.76%) Bitbucket
11 22 (0.72%) Gradle
12 20 (0.66%) SoapUI
13 15 (0.49%) CircleCI
13 15 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 15 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (0.43%) Ant
14 13 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (0.36%) JMeter
General
1 852 (28.03%) Social Skills
2 558 (18.36%) Analytical Skills
3 377 (12.40%) Retail
4 302 (9.93%) Banking
5 280 (9.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 247 (8.13%) Marketing
7 225 (7.40%) Presentation Skills
8 208 (6.84%) Public Sector
9 184 (6.05%) Legal
10 146 (4.80%) Manufacturing
11 141 (4.64%) Law
12 118 (3.88%) Organisational Skills
13 110 (3.62%) Games
14 107 (3.52%) Influencing Skills
15 80 (2.63%) Telecoms
16 72 (2.37%) Financial Institution
17 54 (1.78%) Electronics
18 43 (1.41%) Back Office
19 37 (1.22%) Billing
20 35 (1.15%) Police
Job Titles
1 448 (14.74%) Developer
2 373 (12.27%) Analyst
3 203 (6.68%) Project Manager
4 156 (5.13%) Architect
5 153 (5.03%) Programmer
5 153 (5.03%) Statistical Programmer
6 135 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 129 (4.24%) Software Engineer
8 116 (3.82%) Graduate
9 105 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
10 103 (3.39%) IT Manager
11 102 (3.36%) Senior Programmer
11 102 (3.36%) Senior Statistical Programmer
12 89 (2.93%) C# Developer
13 85 (2.80%) Data Engineer
13 85 (2.80%) Service Analyst
14 80 (2.63%) Senior Developer
15 79 (2.60%) Consultant
16 77 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 76 (2.50%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (9.44%) .NET
2 170 (5.59%) React
3 161 (5.30%) .NET Core
4 127 (4.18%) HTML
5 103 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 94 (3.09%) CSS
7 93 (3.06%) Node.js
8 72 (2.37%) Spring
9 58 (1.91%) Spring Boot
10 56 (1.84%) REST
11 54 (1.78%) .NET Framework
12 51 (1.68%) Web Services
13 49 (1.61%) Kafka
14 47 (1.55%) RESTful
15 46 (1.51%) HTML5
16 37 (1.22%) ASP.NET
16 37 (1.22%) Vue.js
16 37 (1.22%) XML
17 31 (1.02%) JSON
18 29 (0.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 187 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 126 (4.14%) User Experience
3 104 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
4 95 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 93 (3.06%) Cyberattack
6 79 (2.60%) Cyber Defence
7 70 (2.30%) Virtual Team
8 64 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 59 (1.94%) Life Science
10 53 (1.74%) Data Structures
11 51 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
12 45 (1.48%) Cloud Native
12 45 (1.48%) Data Centre
13 38 (1.25%) IoT
14 36 (1.18%) Public Cloud
15 31 (1.02%) Hackathon
16 25 (0.82%) Credit Risk
16 25 (0.82%) Driving Licence
17 23 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
17 23 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 204 (6.71%) Windows
2 190 (6.25%) Linux
3 88 (2.89%) Windows Server
4 51 (1.68%) Android
4 51 (1.68%) Windows 10
5 40 (1.32%) Unix
6 27 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 23 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 18 (0.59%) VMS
10 17 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
11 11 (0.36%) zOS
12 10 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.30%) CentOS
14 6 (0.20%) Kali Linux
15 5 (0.16%) Solaris
16 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,218 (40.07%) Agile
2 606 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
3 528 (17.37%) Project Management
4 456 (15.00%) DevOps
5 451 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 389 (12.80%) Scrum
7 386 (12.70%) Software Engineering
8 330 (10.86%) Analytics
9 301 (9.90%) Project Delivery
10 247 (8.13%) CI/CD
11 243 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
12 242 (7.96%) Mentoring
13 237 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 233 (7.66%) Time Management
15 230 (7.57%) Decision-Making
16 221 (7.27%) Coaching
17 219 (7.20%) Test Automation
18 206 (6.78%) Waterfall
19 203 (6.68%) Fintech
20 176 (5.79%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 618 (20.33%) SQL
2 315 (10.36%) JavaScript
3 306 (10.07%) Java
4 300 (9.87%) Python
5 295 (9.70%) C#
6 157 (5.16%) T-SQL
7 127 (4.18%) TypeScript
8 90 (2.96%) Go
9 87 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 54 (1.78%) R
11 50 (1.64%) Bash
12 48 (1.58%) C++
13 38 (1.25%) C
13 38 (1.25%) PHP
14 35 (1.15%) Ruby
15 33 (1.09%) PL/SQL
16 31 (1.02%) Scala
17 29 (0.95%) Kotlin
17 29 (0.95%) Shell Script
18 16 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 433 (14.24%) Degree
2 140 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 88 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 47 (1.55%) DBS Check
5 38 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (1.25%) Master's Degree
6 37 (1.22%) CISSP
7 35 (1.15%) CIMA
7 35 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (0.95%) ACCA
9 26 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 25 (0.82%) CISM
11 18 (0.59%) AWS Certification
12 15 (0.49%) APMP
12 15 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
12 15 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
13 13 (0.43%) CISA
13 13 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.39%) OSCP
14 12 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (5.03%) Good Clinical Practice
2 137 (4.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 110 (3.62%) QA
4 102 (3.36%) SLA
5 89 (2.93%) CDISC
5 89 (2.93%) PMO
6 79 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 44 (1.45%) Data Quality
8 40 (1.32%) NIST
9 39 (1.28%) PCI DSS
10 34 (1.12%) GDPR
11 29 (0.95%) GRC
11 29 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 28 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
13 26 (0.86%) Accessibility
14 9 (0.30%) COBIT
14 9 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 5 (0.16%) P3O
16 3 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 3 (0.099%) WCAG
System Software
1 263 (8.65%) Docker
2 114 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 48 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.43%) vSphere
6 11 (0.36%) XenApp
7 8 (0.26%) BitLocker
7 8 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.20%) ACF2
8 6 (0.20%) RACF
9 4 (0.13%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.099%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.066%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.066%) Firmware
11 2 (0.066%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.033%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 258 (8.49%) Kubernetes
2 141 (4.64%) Terraform
3 58 (1.91%) Ansible
4 34 (1.12%) Puppet
5 30 (0.99%) SCCM
6 18 (0.59%) SCOM
7 16 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (0.26%) Istio
9 8 (0.26%) Packer
10 7 (0.23%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.16%) CA Endevor
11 5 (0.16%) MAINVIEW
11 5 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.13%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.13%) WSUS
13 3 (0.099%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.099%) Grafana
13 3 (0.099%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (0.099%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 526 (17.30%) Microsoft
2 184 (6.05%) SAP
3 160 (5.26%) Oracle
4 105 (3.45%) Google
5 75 (2.47%) VMware
6 47 (1.55%) Cisco
7 46 (1.51%) Alteryx
8 37 (1.22%) Databricks
9 34 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 33 (1.09%) Hitachi
11 29 (0.95%) Citrix
11 29 (0.95%) Red Hat
12 28 (0.92%) FIS
12 28 (0.92%) WorldPay
13 25 (0.82%) Adobe
13 25 (0.82%) Informatica
14 23 (0.76%) Splunk
14 23 (0.76%) Xamarin
15 20 (0.66%) Facebook
15 20 (0.66%) SolarWinds